About Assisted Living in Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, located in the county of Philadelphia, is the largest city in the state of Pennsylvania, and the 5th largest city in the United States. Seniors choose assisted living in the city of Philadelphia because it is a city filled with fine dining, wonderful recreation, and truly unmatched culture. Residents of an assisted living community can expect assistance with daily chores like meal preparation, bathing, shopping, laundry, and pet care that will give them greater freedom to explore the city and its cultural bounty.
What to Expect
Most assisted living communities in the city of Philadelphia offer the following amenities:
- Three delicious hot meals served daily
- Convenient access to public transportation
- Pet friendly housing and policies
- On-site beautician services
- Medication management
- Regularly scheduled off-site tours and activities
Senior Friendly Neighborhoods in Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA is home to numerous world class hospitals and medical center, including the University of Pennsylvania Hospital. Furthermore, as a major east coast hub, Philadelphia offers seniors easy access to rail, bus, and air transportation that reaches almost every major city on the east coast. Local public transportation is also some of the best found in the United States, ensuring that seniors don't need a vehicle to travel around the city.
Located in western Philadelphia, University City is home to the Ivy League affiliated University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University. This area is famous for its excellent variety of food, including year round street vendors of Philadelphia cheese steaks. It is a vibrant area with plenty of medical services, high end art galleries, world class restaurants, and plenty of hotel space for visiting family.
Manayunk - Manayunk is a blue collar community located along the Schuylkill River in the northeastern part of the city. The heart of this community is a main street where you will find plenty of unique eateries like Lucky's Last Chance, street musicians, and the annual Philly Cycling Classic.
Fairmount - Home of the world famous Philadelphia Museum of Art, Fairmount is a beautiful green space that is just far enough away from the center of the city to feel like a suburb. This is a community where you can easily bike all day and enjoy traditional American cuisine at the London Grill or Jack's Firehouse.
Activities for Seniors in Philadelphia, PA
One of the most common activities that seniors living in Philadelphia enjoy isn't actually in Philadelphia at all. Every day a daily shuttle take hundreds or thousands of seniors to nearby Atlantic City, NJ where they can enjoy a day in the casino or lounging on the beach.
Within the city itself, Philadelphia is home to many worldwide cultural attractions. From the Liberty Bell to the Philadelphia Zoo, few cities in the U.S. have either the variety or quality of cultural attractions.
And, for sports lovers, the city has professional teams in just about every single sport, many of which have a rich history that goes back to the very beginning of the sport.
It is a city that is truly amazing.
Finding Assisted Living in Philadelphia, PA
If you or a loved one is looking for assisted living in the Philadelphia area, contact one our Senior Living Advisors to get professional assistance finding the community that best serves your needs.